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Homecoming: Poems

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201052

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Signed by author without inscription. 1984 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 93 pp. Alvarez's first published collection of poetry, a work of great subtlety and power in which the young poet returned to her old-world childhood in the Dominican Republic.Julia Alvarez (born March 27, 1950) is a Dominican-American poet, novelist, and essayist.Alvarez rose to prominence with the novels How the García Girls Lost Their Accents (1991), In the Time of the Butterflies (1994), and Yo! (1997). Her publications as a poet include Homecoming (1984) and The ... View more info

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The Other Side (El Otro Lado): Poems

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dutton: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200756

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Promotional postcard laid in. Near fine.Jacket lightly toned. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 155 pp. English text. Characterized by respect for the past, delight in the sensory details of the present, and tentative but cherished hope for the future, a collection of poems culminates in the title poem about the poet's return to her native Dominican Republic.Julia Alvarez (born March 27, 1950) is a Dominican-American poet, novelist, and essayist.Alvarez rose to prominence with the novels How the García Girls Los... View more info

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The Woman I Kept to Myself: Poems

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200725

ISBN: 1565124065

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Near fine.Near Fine. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 155 pp. The works of this award-winning poet and novelist are rich with the language and influences of two cultures: those of the Dominican Republic of her childhood and the America of her youth and adulthood. They have shaped her writing just as they have shaped her life. In these seventy-five autobiographical poems, Alvarez’s clear voice sings out in every line. Here, in the middle of her life, she looks back as a way of understanding and celebrating the ... View more info

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Women Are Not Roses (An Arte Publico Press Book)

By: Castillo, Ana

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Arte Publico Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201050

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Lightly toned. 1984 Trade Paperback. 64 pp. Author's first complete book of poems. Ana Castillo is one of the most widely published and anthologized voices from the Hispanic experience in the United States. Women Are Not Roses shatters the image of women as lovely, sweet adornments, more to be admired at a distance than handled, more beautiful to behold in silence than engaged in dialog. Castillo demands to be heard on this and on a variety of other social, political and esthetic issues.Ana Castillo (born June 15, 1953) is a Mexican-American... View more info

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The Substance That is Poetry

By: Coffin, Robert P. Tristram

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2155324

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Presentation copy inscribed & signed by author with nature scene sketch on front endpaper ('To Katherine Scholl Smith with best wishes, Robert P. Tristram Coffin'). 1942 Hard Cover. xiii, 167 pp. 8vo. An analytical work about poetry by the writer and poet who served as professor at Wells College and Bowdoin College, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1936. View more info

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Arctic Heart: Poem Cycle

By: Ehrlich, Gretel; Buckland, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Capra Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200748

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages toned. 1992 Trade Paperback. 65 pp. Imagery by David Buckland. Poems written by Gretel Ehrlich after a visit to the Canadian High Arctic in May of 1991.Gretel Ehrlich is an American travel writer, poet, and essayist.Born in 1946 in Santa Barbara, California, she studied at Bennington College and UCLA film school. She began to write full-time in 1978, living on a Wyoming ranch, after the death of a loved one. Ehrlich debuted in 1985 with The Solace of Open Spaces, a collection of essays on rural life in Wyoming. Her first novel, also se... View more info

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Brockport Sunflowers

By: Heyen, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Challenger Press, Brockport: 1988

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202776

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #66 of 108. Signed by author. 1 inch tear to righthand margin, which may actually be a flaw in the handmade paper. 1988 Single Sheet. Single sheet. 9 1/2 x 12. A limited edition of Heyen's poem Brockport Sunflowers, printed in Brockport in an edition of 108 copies, numbered by the publisher and signed by the author. Printed on paper handmade from vegetal materials (including Brockport sunflower stalks and blossoms). Printed by hand on an 1870-model Universal job press, in Helvetica typeface. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: William Helmuth Heyen (born November 1, 1940) is an American poet, e... View more info

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Savings: Poems

By: Hogan, Linda

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Coffee House Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200992

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. Lightly toned. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 74 pp. Rather than painting a picture of Indian life, Linda Hogan resurrects its symbols and uses them in new ways. The power of the scorpion or the elk in Hogan's work comes...form her orchestrating of these images. This book is startling.--Hungry Mind Review“Savings deals with all the ways we can save the past, save our awareness of the natural world, save out feeling for those ancestors who came out of that world and returned to it... View more info

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Reading to You: Poems

By: Hustvedt, Siri

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Open Book/Station Hill Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201051

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. 1983 Soft Cover. 31 pp. A short collection of poetry and the first book by American poet Siri Hustvedt. CONTENTS: Weather Markings; Hermaphroditic Parallels; Squares; For Joseph Cornell; Reading to You. Keywords: AMERICAN LITERATURE POETRY POEMS SIRI HUSTVEDT READING TO YOU View more info